Oral History Center - UC Berkeley Library

Robert Danforth Ogg: Commerce, Industry, and Labor and Pleasure: Electronics, Anchors, and the University of California

Interviewee(s):
Ogg, Robert Danforth
Interviewer(s):
Nathan, Harriet
Williams, Paul
Title:
Robert Danforth Ogg: Commerce, Industry, and Labor and Pleasure: Electronics, Anchors, and the University of California
Abstract:
Family influences, education; electronic bugging for U.S. Navy, 1941, and naval intelligence work, WWII; invention of the Danforth Anchor, and development of anchor Commerce, Industry, and Labor; California State Division of Communications, 1947, and communications consultancies; physical and social aspects of life in Maine and St. Croix; ongoing inventions in compasses and anchors; UC Berkeley Foundation and work on behalf of UC Berkeley; thoughts on the navy and on the spirit of innovation; family and friends. Appended anchor and compass patents.
Subject area(s):
Science, Technology, and Health
Education, University of California
Interview date(s):
1987 1988
Project:
Education and University of California - Individual Interviews
Oskicat record:
b10854375
Rights:
Ogg, Robert Danforth. "Robert Danforth Ogg: Commerce, Industry, and Labor and Pleasure: Electronics, Anchors, and the University of California." Interview by Harriet Nathan and Paul Williams in 1987 and 1988. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1989.